Fire officials in the Portland suburb of Lake Oswego say their successful rescue of a horse that fell and got trapped in a creek bed was aided by the 10-year-old animal’s calm demeanor.
A mystery man photographed pulling a driver from an SUV dangling over a 20-foot cliff above a northern Idaho canyon has come forward as the daring rescuer.
A pet Chihuahua survived two days inside the wreckage of its owner’s van after it was hit by a semi-truck in Rathdrum, Idaho.
Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling down a steep hillside above the White River. In addition to the initial slide, a Valley Regional Fire Authority spokesman says she fell about 20 feet off a vertical ledge.
Rescuers pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide.
An Oregon City family had their pet pit bull to thank for saving their 8-year-old son after the boy and his friends were attacked by a swarm of bees.
Amanda Skorjanc says the memories of the horror are still fresh in her mind.
Two dogs whose new year reportedly included being dumped from a moving car onto a freeway onramp are back with their Vancouver, Wash., owner.
Firefighters chiseled a hole through bricks early Tuesday to rescue a man who had gotten himself stuck inside a 20-inch wide chimney space at a Washington home that had been converted to apartments.
A man seriously injured in a logging accident in rugged terrain near Stanwood, Wash., was hoisted into a Snohomish County sheriff’s helicopter and flown to an Everett hospital.